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Policy Transfer in Criminal Justice: Crossing cultures, Breaking Barriers
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Probation and Human Rights
Human rights are those rights that all people have in virtue of our common humanity. They include liberties and claims, being used in political debate to remind governments both of the limits of their powers over their ...
Transfer of Policies and Practices to Other Countries
There is a long history of the international exchange of ideas, research findings, policies and practices in criminal justice. In recent years, there has been a marked increase in more deliberate and strategic activity to ...
Social Justice, Human Rights and the Values of Probation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
Three ways of understanding the question ‘Why punish?’ are distinguished. Answers commonly invoke three purposes and justifications – that punishment is the way to reduce offending, that it rights the wrong, and that it ...
Should there be a right to rehabilitation?
Chapter explores what might be involved in deciding a 'right to rehabilitation'
Community Sentences and Offender Management
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
When the topic of punishment is discussed, many people think first about imprisonment. Yet the vast majority of people who are sentenced for crimes are not sent to prison but punished in the community. This chapter explores ...
Yes, No, Possibly, Maybe: Community Sanctions, Consent and Cooperation
(European Probation Journal, 2014)
This article explores the significance of consent to community sanctions and measures. The value of consent derives from the principle of autonomy and rights to freedom and dignity. While normally these are rights that ...
Probation and the Limits of Criminal Justice
This paper considers what criminal justice can be expected to achieve and draws attention to its limited capacity to reduce crime. The paper goes on to explore the implications of this account for the work of probation and ...
Why do people commit crimes?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)